The Golems

Reposted from my blog for my Mythology and Folklore class.  The last thing the golem remembered was pain, as if every part of his body had been crushed. Looking at himself now, he was surprised to discover that he was whole and as strong as before. He wondered if he …

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Abdellatif Laabi: “My Mother’s Language”

Also posted at OnlineAhwa  My Mother’s Language It’s been twenty years since I last saw my mother                 1 She starved herself to death They say that each morning she would pull her headscarf off and strike the floor seven times                                             5 cursing the heavens and the Tyrant I was in …

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La Chica del Volcan

Había una vez una ciudad en un vólcan. La gente era muy diferente de nosotros para sobrevivir en la temperatura alta de magma. Ellos eran muy amables y trabajaban para que el vólcan no explotaba mucho. Cuando la reina murió, eligieron un rey. A ese rey no le gustaron las …

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